Patricia Hassett is Professor of Law at Syracuse University. Formerly a prosecuting attorney and a municipal government attorney, Professor Hassett served with the Lord Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Legal Education and Conduct in England, advising on the education and professional conduct of persons providing legal services. She has also served as a consultant to the English Home Office on a project to improve the quality of bail decisions. Professor Hassett writes in the field of artificial intelligence and the law and has constructed a prototype of an expert system that makes bail recommendations. She teaches courses in constitutional criminal procedure, artificial intelligence and law, and criminal law.